Media Specialist Dana Turner and the faculty at South Florence High School recently marked the Discus tenth anniversary during a hands-on training opportunity in their media center.
The recent EdTech 2009 conference, held in Myrtle Beach on October 14-16, went “Beyond the Limits” to showcase the latest in educational technology and professional development.
October will be a busy conference month for librarians, media specialists and other educators. It will be a busy time for Discus, as well, with staff planning the following presentations for these upcoming conferences. For complete session details, check out the conference program at each site.
South Carolina Council for the Social Studies
Session Title: Literacy, Leading Issues and Discus - South Carolina’s Virtual Library.
Date and Time: 10/9/09, 3:20 p.m. to 4:05 p.m.
Discus – South Carolina's Virtual Library has been featured on this week's (9/21) Speaking of Schools podcast hosted by Doug Keel. Speaking of Schools is supported by the South Carolina Department of Education and broadcast as a podcast over the Web each Monday afternoon. Each week, this half-hour show highlights news from pre-school, K - 12, and higher education programs in the Palmetto State. During the interview with Mr. Keel, Amy Duernberger acquaints listeners with the newest resources available within Discus and gives directions for online access.
As part of the South Carolina State Library's Business & Workforce Development Initiative, Discus is pleased to announce two additions to its lineup of resources: LearningExpress Library and Ferguson's Career Guidance Center.